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RT18BKXKQ01 Roper Refrigerator - Instructions

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The fill tube froze and cracked

  • Customer: Phillip from Sellersburg IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
It was easy and quick to find the part that I needed, order it and have it shipped. The fill tube arived in 3 days and was easy to replace.

Part broke.

  • Customer: Felix A from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Replacement partfit perfectly.

burned oven bulb

  • Customer: Ivanka from Atlantra GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
The hardest part was taking out original light bulb because screws on shield where hard to unscrew after all this years . The old bulb vent out leaving neck in socket. It took narrow electrical pliers to get neck out .The generic appliance bulb did not fit and had aluminum neck ,not recommended for brass sockets in ovens.Putting new light bulb in was not the problem.

The light went out

  • Customer: Janet from Flagstaff AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I pried the old one out with a screw driver and pushed the new one in. I expected instructions in the box it came in but there were none.

ice maker water fill tube cracked

  • Customer: michael from spring TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
hardest part was pulling out the refrigerator. it took about five minutes. parts fit perfectly. only thing to look for is some excess flashing on the end of the tube. easily removed with a pocket knife. simple repair.

Refrigerator stop cooling

  • Customer: Ba from Van Nuys CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did remove the run capacitor of the starthing kit of compressor and another one new. It work fine.

stopped cooling

  • Customer: bradley from harlingen TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I looked for the obvious sign of malfunction, a leak lack of air flow dirty coil finding nothing obvious I checked the electrical components and the first was the start relay with a bimetal temperature switch was the problem that was identifyed when removed due to the relay sounding like it was internally damaged because of severe rateling

The fridge was blowing how air in the freezer and in the bottom of the fridge.

  • Customer: Katina from Cambridge MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was careful to unplug each cord one at a time so that I can easily match them up to the new start relay. Once I got the cords plugged into the new start relay, I went ahead and plugged in the fridge and it worked like it never stopped working. I must admit, I'm still nervous about this fridge because I never had to do anything like this in my life so in the back of my mind, I'm always wondering if I did it correctly or not. I was giving a lesson on how to make sure that I have it on correctly but that didn't put me at ease..lol. Parts Select sent this part in less then a day and that made me appreciate there business even more. I was concerned that the part wouldn't get here until later on that week.

Refrigerator stopped working completely.

  • Customer: Lyudmila from Nampa ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just replaced the old Push-On Start Relay and it started to work again.

Both light bulbs had been replaced, but lights did not turn on.

  • Customer: Richard from Arlington MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried to remove the old light switch using a putty knife and a hammer. It was hard to compress the plastic tabs to pull it back through the hole, but all of a sudden, the lights came on. I guess banging on the switch freed-up the contacts. The new switch is now a spare part in case I need it.

Broke the arm off the food compartment rocker switch

  • Customer: David from St. Pete Beach FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After receiving the new part almost immediately,using two screw drivers, removed the broken switch from the plastic frame. Be careful not to scratch or otherwise tear the plastic...very pliable. Since the original switch was factory installed and the wires were packed in fiberglass insulation, the switch came out but the wires and clips were still in place and could not reach the new switch. It was necessary to pull them down with bent long nose pliers...used a lot of "pull" but the wires held up.Connected the switch, turned the power on and there was light! Reports from other users really took the uncertainty out of the task.

Fridge went warm whilst the freezer continued to work. Meanwhile strange intermittent switching noise coming from above the lamp in the refrigerator compartment.

  • Customer: Stephen from San Jose CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Switch off power at mains outlet. Pull off the front trim panel on the control box at top of the refrigerator compartment (it is just clipped into place). Behind are two screws which you remove. Remove the bulb and also two screws underneath and towards back of the control box. You can then pull down the control box. The defrost timer board is now visible and can easily be switched out (it comes with instructions how to do this). This job too no more than 20 minutes and saved me buying a new refrigerator at $1000.

refrigerator runs great for 4or5 days then shts down youcan turn the thermostst down and back up or unplug it for a few seconds and it starts up again most of the time.

  • Customer: Darrell from Smithfield VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the relay started right up did fine for about 4 days. Came home from work I had lost everything in the freezer again.turned down the thermostat and back up and it started right up. 5 days later same thing again.

Noticed fridge was not working; compressor would turn on for 10 seconds then shut off

  • Customer: Sean from Savannah GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced broken fridge with a spare fridge; mean while I went online and did research and came across "Parts Select" which was extremely helpful with similiar situation and helpful guidance. $80 and fridge is as good as new.Thank you.

ice maker would not make ice.The fill tube had seperated and iced up so no water could get to ice maker

  • Customer: Thomas from newark DE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just followed the video that you guys had on line . It was a very easy repair
All Instructions for the RT18BKXKQ01
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